Born: 23rd December, 1979 in Astoria, Oregon, the USA
About/Bio:Holly Madison is a showgirl, model, television personality and best-selling author.
Holly Madison is known as a showgirl, model, television personality and New York Time’s best-selling author. She was born in Astoria, Oregon, spent her childhood on Prince of Wales Island adjacent to Ketchikan, Alaska. She took up psychology and theater at Portland University. Later on, she moved to Los Angeles to chase her ambition as a model and actress. She studied in Loyola Marymount University and at the same time she was a part-time model and waitress to pay for her dues. She is known for her role in the reality show, The Girls Next Door and her own series, Holly’s World. She also released two memoirs based on her life as a Playboy Bunny at the mansion. Holly is an American by her nationality. Mini biography Because of her appearances on Hooters and Hawaiian Tropical Model where she worked part-time while studying at Loyola Marymount University, she was invited to the Playboy mansion. After a year of working as a model, she moved in at the Playboy mansion at the age of 21. She recalls her experiences as she released her book, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny”. It successfully becomes a best-seller debuting number one on the New York Times Bestseller list. It’s a scalding tell-all tale about the horrors of her experience as a Playboy Bunny at the mansion and her 6-year relationship with Hugh Hefner. She reveals that her life at the mansion was difficult. She describes it as a bedazzled, twisted, toxic prison. Her life at the Playboy mansion was filled with drugs and joyless sex. In 2001, she became Hefner’s girlfriend, they were in a relationship for 6 years. Over the course of their relationship, Holly asked Hefner for a marriage proposal and wanted to have kids with him. Sadly, Hefner refused her marriage proposal and describes marriage as puzzle of his life. He didn’t want to marry Holly despite his love for her. After a few years, they parted ways as Holly decided to explore other opportunities. She stated that she’s going to focus on producing her own shows. She appeared in multiple reality TV shows such as ‘Dancing with the Stars’. She replaced Jewel Kilcher and Dmitri Chaplin became her partner. Her run on the reality show didn’t last long as she suffered from an injury while training. In 2009, Madison created her own show, ‘Holly’s World’, which followed her life as showgirl at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. On December 6, 2009, ‘Holly’s World’ premiered on television for 2 fruitful seasons. After the high rise of her reality show to popularity, she followed it with the release of her second memoir, ‘The Vegas Diaries: Romance, Rolling the Dice and the Road to Reinvention.’ In May 2016, she released her second book which narrates her journey of self-discovery and self-love against the backdrop of the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas. Madison has openly spoken about her plastic surgeries. She both has undergone breast augmentation and rhinoplasty. After the surgical procedure, her breast measurement went from Cup-A to Cup-D. She later on dated the magician Criss Angel but their relationship didn’t work out. At present, she is married to Pasquale Rotella, an American Businessman. On June 24, 2013, she announced their engagement through her blog. On March 5, 2013, Madison got married to her husband in Las Vegas 6 months after her eldest daughter Rainbow Aurora Rotella was born. On September 10, 2013, their wedding was held in Disneyland. His second child, Forest Leonardo Rotella was born on August 7, 2016.
Shows: The Girls Next Door, Dancing with the Stars, Peepshow, Holly’s World